Once upon a time, I needed to use Laravel in a Windows machine that was running WAMP (http://www.wampserver.com/en). After figuring out how it is the structure of WAMP and where the configuration files are, I was able to run my Laravel project, in a subfolder.
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Last week, I needed to prepare some slides, and I wanted to use the notebook for that. I have Windows 10 installed, and after it turned on, I had a big surprise. I clicked on Start Menu and nothing was happening… I clicked on the search magnifier, and nothing happened as well.
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Have you ever needed to run a command in background on Linux? Execute something that would stay there, no matter what, and that you would be free, without having to leave your machine logged with an open session? I needed that once, and I’ll share how to do it…
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Recently I wanted to build a virtual machine with Debian 8, PostgreSQL and Python, to import some data. I use Windows as my main operating system, plus VirtualBox for virtualization, and my best option to create the virtual machine recipe (vagrantfile) was Vagrant, because AZK didn’t support Windows (at the moment of writing, still doesn’t). With the recipe, I could deliver to my client a virtual machine ready for development and production environments.
I went through some problems, which were specific to the Vagrant 1.8.1 and Windows (7 and 10) mix, and I would like to share the solutions that I found to solve everything.
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A long time ago, I needed to make a server run PHP with CakePHP / Laravel and Ruby with Rails, at the same time. I’m usually using Debian and NGINX on every server I configure, and then it came that challenge of configuring the rewrite for running a project on a subfolder.
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